The Nike Air Max 1 is arguably the most iconic sneaker of all time. The original Air Max has remained in the public eye for over 30 years now, an impressive feat in the design field. Released in 1987 to showcase Nike’s Nike Air Max Tavas Femme brand new Air sole technology, the look and feel of the runner was instantly timeless, still hitting retail shelves regularly today. After last year’s celebration of the storied silhouette, Nike is returning to release a fresh premium take on the Air Max 1.
The Nike Air Max 1 “Satin” pack presents three beautiful new renditions of Nike’s greatest sneakers. Each pair replaces the typical mesh and suede construction with dazzling smooth satin. The first colorway uses blue for the Adidas ZX Flux Femme base of the upper, before layering the red satin on top for a contrasting look. Next, the second pair begins with a Mint Green foundation paired with bright blue satin overlays. Finally, the third rendition of the Nike Air Max 1 “Satin” will come in all-black atop a white midsole.
Almost everything about the Nike Air Max 1 “Satin” is true to the original Nike Air Max Thea Dames silhouette. However, Nike has opted to replace the typical Nike Air branding on the heels for an older logo from the 70’s. The Swoosh Pinwheel is a fan favorite among Nike heads, so don’t expect these to sit long.
This summer, Nike's going for that Nike Cortez Mujer coveted title: shoe of the summer. With nods to its iconic Air Max 180 and Air Max 93 kicks, the new Nike Air Max 270s are truly where it's at. They pop with bold color and boast Nike's highest Air Max heel, ever. Those 32-mm tall heels mean total comfort and make for instant street style moments. Though the Air Max 270s are lifestyle shoes, they're built with Nike's running technology in mind. This means they're ideal for all the running around one does at music festivals. Plus, the eight colorways make snapping that #OOTD a breeze. Dress 'em up, dress 'em down, dress 'em however Asics Gel Quantum 360 Femme your heart desires. These shoes are as versatile as they come, allowing whoever laces them up the freedom to explore, dance, and explore some more for hours on end.
It’s been 30 years since Nike introduced visible Air cushioning to the world, and while it Nike Air Zoom Spiridon Femme took years to perfect the groundbreaking technology, there is no denying that the Air Max series changed the sneaker world forever.
Throughout the last three decades, Nike has introduced various cushioning technologies in their sneakers, but few of them have had the staying power of the exposed (and constantly re-worked) Air-Sole unit that brought the Air Max line to life. What began as a revolutionary performance mechanism soon became a household name and an iconic symbol of street style. Think about it: While most sneakers tend to excel in one particular area, the Adidas Superstar Damen versatility and continuous advancements of the Air Max range managed to win over competitive runners, weekend warriors and fickle sneaker enthusiasts.
As Nike gets ready to celebrate the fourth annual Air Max Day on March 26, 2017, the future is looking brighter than ever. Nike Air Max 270 Femme But, before we get to that...read on for a brief history of Nike’s beloved Air Max series highlighting some of the sneaker's major milestones.